The Daily Iowan

New hospital progressing, officials say

IAN MURPHY

March 12, 2014

Filed under News

University of Iowa Health Care officials said despite the harsh winter weather, the new Children’s Hospital is on schedule and on budget — and as they continue to work, they are making sure the building is going to ...

Revamped warning email praised

LILY ABROMEIT

March 12, 2014

Filed under News

A new “trigger” warning in emails implemented by the University of Iowa is set to shield people from reliving traumatic experiences regarding sexual assault. Officials made adjustments in the warning email sent by...

Iowa considers elderly abuse legislation

MEGAN DEPPE

March 12, 2014

Filed under News

As the next legislative funnel draws near, a bill addressing the abuse of older Iowans has been prepared for discussion. The proposed law would focus specifically on issues involving persons of age 60 and over. It would define...

Protesters interrupt Regents meeting

IAN MURPHY

March 12, 2014

Filed under News

A few University of Iowa students protested an upcoming efficiency study in the state’s public universities during the state Board of Regents meeting Wednesday. A group of four students interrupted the meeting, standing...

Hawkeyes ready to start over in the postseason

RYAN PROBASCO

March 12, 2014

Filed under Sports

Fran McCaffery’s Hawkeyes certainly aren’t coasting to the Big Ten Tournament in the manner they’d prefer. After starting the season 16-5 — and surpassing many of the lofty preseason expectations fans an...

Grothus receives at-large bid; NCAA Tournament seeds released

DANNY PAYNE

March 12, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa’s Brody Grothus received new life on Wednesday afternoon when the NCAA Selection Committee chose him as an at-large selection for the 2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships. His inclusion means the Iowa wrestling program will...

Ex-Hawk goes pro, comes back

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 12, 2014

Filed under Sports

Thirteen years in professional baseball have taken Iowa volunteer assistant coach Jim Magrane all over the globe, with stops in Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Mexico, Taiwan, South Korea, and Italy. Signed by the Tampa Bay Devil R...

Iowa women’s tennis to start Big Ten play

ALEC CLASEN

March 12, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s tennis team is set to take on Nebraska at 3 p.m. Friday to kick off their Big Ten schedule in a pivotal away match. The Hawks are coming off a confidence-building road win against Drake, upsetting the Bulldogs...

A family affair

KATRINA DO

March 12, 2014

Filed under Sports

Before coming to Iowa, it was hard to spot freshman Tess Wilberding in a crowd without doing a double take—mostly because she was probably alongside two duplicates of herself.  The Wilberding triplets—Aubrey, Mallory, and...

Hawk qualifies for NCAAs

DI STAFF

March 12, 2014

Filed under Sports

It was a big day for the Iowa swimming and diving teams on the final day of the 2014 NCAA Zone D Diving Championships. Good news smiled on the men’s swimming team when senior Dustin Rhoads qualified for the NCAA championships. Redshirt...

Editorial: Watching the watchers

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

March 12, 2014

Filed under Opinions

The secret surveillance programs revealed last year by Edward Snowden brought a firestorm of domestic and international scorn to the American spy agencies, namely the NSA, because of their sweeping and seemingly indiscriminate...

Richson: End abstinence-only education

BRIANNE RICHSON

March 12, 2014

Filed under Opinions

When I was 12 years old, I signed a chastity agreement along with my Catholic-school classmates after seeing a public speaker who regretted losing his virginity at a young age and had decided to become a “born-again”...